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Robert Burns

Murray Pittock

in Scottish and Irish Romanticism

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
May 2008
ISBN:
9780199232796
eISBN:
9780191716409
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199232796.003.0006
Subject:
Literature, 19th-century Literature and Romanticism

This chapter provides a detailed discussion of Burns' key writings. It begins by contrasting his continuing sales and international impact with his virtual disappearance from British literary history ... More


A local Renaissance: Florentine Quattrocento palaces and all’antica styles1

Richard Schofield

in Local antiquities, local identities: Art, literature and antiquarianism in Europe, c. 1400–1700

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
May 2019
ISBN:
9781526117045
eISBN:
9781526141910
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9781526117045.003.0002
Subject:
Art, Art History

Florence is a city which demonstrates the power of Local Renaissance traditions and how they could delay the introduction of all’antica architecture. Authoritative medieval communal buildings, ... More


Roma caput mundi: Rome’s local antiquities as symbol and source

Kathleen Christian

in Local antiquities, local identities: Art, literature and antiquarianism in Europe, c. 1400–1700

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
May 2019
ISBN:
9781526117045
eISBN:
9781526141910
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9781526117045.003.0004
Subject:
Art, Art History

It will consider different antiquarian strategies in Rome adopted during a window of time (from the second half of the fifteenth century into the early sixteenth) when antiquity was open and ... More


Reusing and redisplaying antiquities in early modern France

William Stenhouse

in Local antiquities, local identities: Art, literature and antiquarianism in Europe, c. 1400–1700

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
May 2019
ISBN:
9781526117045
eISBN:
9781526141910
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9781526117045.003.0007
Subject:
Art, Art History

This essay examines attitudes towards the display, study and protection of Roman antiquities, including inscriptions, bas-reliefs, and statues, in southern France, looking particularly at the towns ... More


Local antiquities in Spain: from Tarragona to Córdoba

Fernando Marías

in Local antiquities, local identities: Art, literature and antiquarianism in Europe, c. 1400–1700

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
May 2019
ISBN:
9781526117045
eISBN:
9781526141910
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9781526117045.003.0008
Subject:
Art, Art History

The study of Local Roman Antiquities developed in Spain from the end of the 15th Century focusing on the ancient remains of Roman cities as Mérida, Segovia, Murviedro and Tarragona. Foreign and ... More


Local antiquaries and the expansive sense of the past: a case study from Counter-Reformation Spain

Katrina B. Olds

in Local antiquities, local identities: Art, literature and antiquarianism in Europe, c. 1400–1700

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
May 2019
ISBN:
9781526117045
eISBN:
9781526141910
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9781526117045.003.0009
Subject:
Art, Art History

In the seventeenth century, Spanish antiquarians collected inscriptions, coins, and other evidence of their community’s illustrious Christian origins, conflictive medieval past, and glorious present. ... More


Luís de Camões’s The Lusiads and the paradoxes of expansion

João R. Figueiredo

in Local antiquities, local identities: Art, literature and antiquarianism in Europe, c. 1400–1700

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
May 2019
ISBN:
9781526117045
eISBN:
9781526141910
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9781526117045.003.0010
Subject:
Art, Art History

Following a well-known trend in early-modern Europe, the Portuguese poet Luís de Camões widely refashioned the myth of Lusus, an obscure son of Bacchus mentioned by Pliny, with two main purposes: to ... More


Semini and his progeny: the construction of Antwerp’s antique past1

Edward Wouk

in Local antiquities, local identities: Art, literature and antiquarianism in Europe, c. 1400–1700

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
May 2019
ISBN:
9781526117045
eISBN:
9781526141910
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9781526117045.003.0011
Subject:
Art, Art History

Semini is one of several names for a small Gallo-Roman sculpture that was installed above the gate of Antwerp’s Vieux-Bourg sometime in the fourteenth century.  Little is known of the early history ... More


The role of ancient remains in the Sarmatian culture of early modern Poland

Barbara Arciszewska

in Local antiquities, local identities: Art, literature and antiquarianism in Europe, c. 1400–1700

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
May 2019
ISBN:
9781526117045
eISBN:
9781526141910
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9781526117045.003.0014
Subject:
Art, Art History

Visible material remnants of ancient cultures were, for a variety of historical reasons, not particularly abundant in the territories of the Polish-Lithuanian Commonwealth (1569-1795). The past ... More


How We Know about Ancient Sha Po

Mick Atha and Kennis Yip

in Piecing Together Sha Po: Archaeological Investigations and Landscape Reconstruction

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
May 2017
ISBN:
9789888208982
eISBN:
9789888313952
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Hong Kong University Press
DOI:
10.5790/hongkong/9789888208982.003.0002
Subject:
Archaeology, Historical Archaeology

This chapter charts the twists and turns of Sha Po’s ‘site biography’, or how over a period of eight decades our present understanding of its archaeological treasures gradually came to light. It is a ... More


Sciences of Antiquity: Romantic Antiquarianism, Natural History, and Knowledge Work

Noah Heringman

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
May 2013
ISBN:
9780199556915
eISBN:
9780191744990
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199556915.001.0001
Subject:
Classical Studies, European History: BCE to 500CE

In the course of the eighteenth century, discoveries ranging from Tahiti to Pompeii initiated a scientific turn in the study of the past, the product of old affinities between natural history and ... More


Why Read the Jurists? Aulus Gellius on Reading Across Disciplines

Joseph A. Howley

in New Frontiers: Law and Society in the Roman World

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
September 2013
ISBN:
9780748668175
eISBN:
9780748684328
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748668175.003.0002
Subject:
Law, Legal History

One of the few known details of the life of Aulus Gellius is his sometime service as a judge; his Noctes Atticae is an important source for Republican and early Imperial jurists. Yet he does not ... More


Kings and Antiquarians

Maurizio Peleggi

in Monastery, Monument, Museum: Sites and Artifacts of Thai Cultural Memory

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
May 2018
ISBN:
9780824866068
eISBN:
9780824876913
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Hawai'i Press
DOI:
10.21313/hawaii/9780824866068.003.0005
Subject:
History, Asian History

Chapter 4 traces the informal antiquarian pursuits of the royal elite during the latter half of the nineteenth century as well as the initial reconnaissance of Thailand’s historic topography by ... More


Undead: Unmaking Monsters in Longsword

Jarlath Killeen

in The Emergence of Irish Gothic Fiction

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
September 2014
ISBN:
9780748690800
eISBN:
9780748697120
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748690800.003.0006
Subject:
Literature, European Literature

In order to reanimate the zombified and monstrous corpses of Irish Catholics, to try to make them human again, Irish history, and particularly the history internalised by Anglicans, would have to ... More


The End of History? Scott, His Precursors and the Violent Past

Fiona Price

in Reinventing Liberty: Nation, Commerce and the Historical Novel from Walpole to Scott

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
September 2017
ISBN:
9781474402965
eISBN:
9781474422116
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781474402965.003.0006
Subject:
Literature, Criticism/Theory

The fifth chapter examines how Scott would finally be unable to erase the unease evident in the earlier historical novel. Having attempted to calm the post-French Revolution debate concerning history ... More


Rediscovering Nest in the early modern period

Susan M. Johns

in Gender, nation and conquest in the high Middle Ages: Nest of Deheubarth

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
May 2015
ISBN:
9780719089992
eISBN:
9781781706039
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719089992.003.0005
Subject:
History, British and Irish Medieval History

This chapter explores the way that Nest was remembered in the early modern period, a process that has much to tell us about the way that Welsh writers conceptualized the past. It will consider how ... More


Remaking Nest:: eighteenth- and nineteenth-century views

Susan M. Johns

in Gender, nation and conquest in the high Middle Ages: Nest of Deheubarth

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
May 2015
ISBN:
9780719089992
eISBN:
9781781706039
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719089992.003.0006
Subject:
History, British and Irish Medieval History

This chapter considers the historiography of Nest and women in medieval Wales, broadly understood, from the early eighteenth century to the emergence of formal academic historiography. It assesses ... More


Martin Folkes (1690-1754): Newtonian, Antiquary, Connoisseur

Anna Marie Roos

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
April 2021
ISBN:
9780198830061
eISBN:
9780191868528
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198830061.001.0001
Subject:
Mathematics, History of Mathematics

Martin Folkes (1690–1754): Newtonian, Antiquary, Connoisseur is a cultural and intellectual biography of the only President of both the Royal Society and the Society of Antiquaries. Sir Isaac ... More


Amadis as Spectacle and Source: The Eighteenth Century

Helen Moore

in Amadis in English: A Study in the Reading of Romance

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
June 2020
ISBN:
9780198832423
eISBN:
9780191871030
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198832423.003.0006
Subject:
Literature, 17th-century and Restoration Literature, European Literature

The reception of Amadis changes in the eighteenth century, with a play (Granville’s The British Enchanters (1706) ) and an opera (Handel’s Amadigi di Gaula (1715) ) presenting the romance for ... More


Celts and Romans on Tour: Visions of Early Britain in Eighteenth-Century Travel Literature

Mary-Ann Constantine

in Celts, Romans, Britons: Classical and Celtic Influence in the Construction of British Identities

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
October 2020
ISBN:
9780198863076
eISBN:
9780191895609
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198863076.003.0007
Subject:
Classical Studies, British and Irish History: BCE to 500CE

This chapter explores the presence of Romans and Britons in the tour literature of late-eighteenth-century Britain. It argues that the deeply ingrained narratives of Classical authors such as Caesar ... More


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